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Published on April 05, 2009

RIC Doctor Quoted in Tribune Regarding Sitting-Induced Back Pain

Dr. Joel PressDo you think the only way to hurt your back is weekend warrior overdoing the sports or taking on too much yard work? Think again. As you read this, are you sitting correctly at your computer? If not, that can do quite a bit of damage too.

Dr. Joel Press, medical director of RIC’s Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Center, was quoted in an article in the April 5 Chicago Tribune discussing how long-term sitting can cause back trouble. Dr. Press is quoted on the causes of this pain and the importance of regular movement.